Story: Sep 11, 2014
Two CIA grads commissioned for CWRU public art works
CIA Exhibition: Aug 28, 2014
2014 Faculty Exhibition
Story: Sep 10, 2014
Painting chair curates exhibition exploring art, materials
Events: Sep 06, 2014
Mizoguchi's Greatest Decade
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CIA is very excited to welcome fall 2014 artist-in-residence Chi-Yu Liao, who comes to CIA from Taiwan. A specialist in video installations, Liao artistically e...
Story: Sep 02, 2014
CIA ingenuity will be on display at arts and technology fest...
Events: Sep 27, 2014
Filmmaker and author John Waters to present one-man show
Story: Aug 27, 2014
New residence hall welcomes first-year students in comfort, ...
Events: Oct 18, 2014 @ William Busta Gallery in Cleveland, OH
A Creative Life featuring Paul Yanko
Blog: Sep 17, 2014
9/18-21: Polyester, Ivory Tower, Policeman & more!
At the Cleveland Institute of Art, we are especially pleased to receive applications from international students as we believe you contribute greatly to our school environment.
As a student at CIA, you will live and learn in University Circle, the cultural hub of Cleveland, Ohio, where creativity and innovation meet in one of the most concentrated and renowned cultural districts in the United States.
With curriculum dedicated to excellence in art and design education and a 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio, you will receive exceptional personal attention at CIA. Your professors will know you by name and nurture your interests, potential, and goals.
As an international student, we also recognize your concerns about adjusting to cultural, social, and environmental changes. Our International Student Office will help you adapt to life at CIA and serve as a resource for helpful information.
If you are not a citizen of the United States, you are an international student. You are also a first-time freshman or a transfer student. Follow these three steps to apply to the Cleveland Institute of Art:
Send all application materials to:
Office of Admissions
Cleveland Institute of Art
11141 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
If you have any questions about our application process, please contact our Office of Admissions.
As an international student, you are not eligible for federal, state, or institutional need-based financial aid. However, you may compete in all merit-based scholarships administered by CIA. See a full list of available scholarships.
If you have any questions about our scholarships, please contact our Office of Financial Aid.
For your convenience, we have made the following brochures available in Mandarin Chinese:
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We pride ourselves on providing a personal connection to our prospective and current students, so if you have any questions about our requirements, please contact our Office of Admissions.
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